Whole Wheat Couscous Salad

Couscous salad

Couscous Salad

Ingredients (Serves 2 – 3)

1. Whole wheat couscous – 1 cup

    Boiling water – 1 cup

    Butter / olive oil – 2 – 3 tsp

    Salt – 1/2 tsp

Boil 1 cup of water in a  sauce pan adding butter and salt. Switch off. Add couscous. Mix well and cover with a lid for 5 minutes. Remove with a lid and fluff with a fork. Set aside to cool. 

Other ingredients

2. Cherry tomatoes – 10 – 15, halved

    Olives – 5 – 6, sliced

    Cucumber – 1/4 cup, cut into thin pieces

    Raisins – 3 tbsp (optional)

    Almonds  8 –10 sliced and lightly toasted (optional)

    Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tbsp

    Fresh lemon / lime juice – 2 tbsp or to taste

    Mint leaves – 8 – 10, chopped

    Parsley – 3 tbsp,chopped (You can use cilantro instead)

    Sugar – 1 pinch (optional)

    Salt and pepper – As required to taste

3. Crumbled feta cheese – 2 – 3 tbsp

Method

Combine cooked couscous with all the ingredients numbered 2. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese, before serving. Its healthy and super-yummy..Enjoy!

Couscous salad

 

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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